The technologies for producing ultrafine copper powders are examined. The influence of various parameters on the processes of electrocrystallization of particles is studied. Various mechanisms for producing particles in the presence of water-soluble polymers are presented. The ultrafine copper powders obtained using different electrolysis modes. A review of advanced electrochemical methods for producing ultrafine copper powders with the addition of various stabilizers particle growth, further ways of developing the technology of these technologies are highlighted.
Keywords: ultrafine copper powders, electrocrystallization, production methods, particle stabilization, water-soluble polymers, double electric layer, vibrocathode
Effect of water-soluble polymers additive and surface treatment on particle size distribution are shown in this article.
Keywords: electrolytic copper powder, water-soluble polymer, polyvinylpyrrolidone, polyacrilamide, electropolishing, atomic force microscopy